IoT in Government Central/Local

IoT in Government Central/Local

Analysis: Are bike-sharing schemes a smart city’s friend or foe?

There is much to be said for getting urbanites to switch to bike-sharing schemes for their daily commutes, but city authorities need to maintain...

Digital Catapult opens doors on Machine Intelligence Garage

Digital Catapult has today launched Machine Intelligence Garage, a program to develop artificial intelligence and machine learning start-ups in the UK. Digital Catapult is a...

Business Secretary Greg Clark MP announces new national battery facility for...

UK government minister Greg Clark makes major battery announcements at Internet of Business event. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy...

Smart streetlights may mean big savings in Cardiff

Cardiff Council is nearing completion of its deployment of a connected lighting system using LED streetlights technology from Philips Lighting. Street lighting is a significant...

Gemalto survey: Governments should intervene on IoT security

Confidence in IoT security is seriously lacking among both consumers and businesses, Gemalto's study finds.  Some nine out of ten consumers lack confidence in the...

IIoT could revolutionize UK manufacturing, says Siemens-led report

An industry-led review, chaired by Siemens UK CEO Juergen Maier, explores how increasing adoption of industrial IoT (IIoT) in manufacturing could make the UK...

Progress: How can government get IoT right?

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Mark Armstrong, managing director, international at Progress, discusses the various challenges that government bodies face when it...

Smart bin from Polish start-up Bin-e set to sort UK recycling...

A smart bin, which automatically sorts rubbish into the requisite recycling categories, is set to go on sale in the UK within a few...

UK government gives autonomous lorries the green light

The UK government has committed to investing £8.1 million in 'platooning' trials for autonomous lorries on motorways. According to the Department for Transport, the trials...

DHS funds $750k project to secure first-responder IoT devices

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funding the development of technology to enhance the security of mobile device-based sensor systems used by...

IoT device makers: Tackle security or face legal action

As governments start to contemplate legal responses to IoT security flaws, will the threat of a date with justice finally force manufacturers of connected...

UK government launches connected car security guidelines

The UK government has published guidance to help improve the security of connected and autonomous vehicles. The government said that these guidelines would ensure that...